by Paul Zindel
The Pigman Resources
Including photos, interviews, and more.
Zindel answers commonly asked questions on his novel.
Zindel discusses the writing of the novel and the real-life inspirations for the characters of John, Lorraine, and the Pigman.
A brief review of The Pigman and two other books
Zindel died in 2003 at age 66. The NY Times wrote about his life and impact on the world of literature and theater.
Interested in reading more about John and Lorraine? Check out Zindel's sequel to The Pigman.
In this non-fiction piece, Zindel writes about his teenage experiences and his friendship with Nonno Frankie, the man who became the inspiration behind Mr. Pignati.